- Inspired by Doja Cat’s “Mexican Pizza” song, Taco Bell announced yesterday that they will be releasing “Mexican Pizza: the Musical” – a satirical musical about how Mexican pizza lovers fought for the return of the beloved menu item.
- “Obi-Wan Kenobi” writer Hannah Friedman wrote the script alongside Abigail Barlow and Emily Bear, the Grammy-winning duo behind “The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical,” who wrote the score.
- “Mexican Pizza: The Musical” is set to premiere on TikTok on May 26 at 8 p.m. EST.
Taco Bell is set to release “Mexican Pizza: the Musical,” starring Doja Cat and Dolly Parton, to celebrate the return of the beloved dish to its menus.
Taco Bell previously discontinued its Mexican Pizza in November 2020, but after over 171,000 superfans, including a substantial number of Indian Americans, signed a Change.org petition urging the company to bring it back, the chain finally announced in April its return.
- Taco Bell recently announced the return of their Mexican Pizza to participating stores across the United States, Aruba, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic on May 19.
- Taco Bell was one of the few fast food restaurants that offered vegetarian and halal customizations during the 80s and 90s, when the U.S. saw a large influx of Indian immigrants.
- Writer and comedian Rima Parikh also says that for many Indian Americans, the fast food chain’s appeal comes from its spiciness.
- The announcement comes after a Mexican Pizza superfan created a Change.Org petition, which has collected over 171,000 signatures, to bring back the beloved dish.
South Asian Americans are hyped for the Mexican Pizza’s return after a two-year absence from Taco Bell restaurants.
The fast food chain announced on Monday that they are bringing back the once-popular menu item to participating stores across the United States, Aruba, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic on May 19.
Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg donated a total of $800,000 to their favorite restaurants to help them weather the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The eight restaurants, located in the Bay Area, were informed about receiving $100,000 each as early in late March, according to reports.
Activists Publicly Expose White-Owned Restaurants Guilty of Cultural Appropriation All Over Portland
Two white women closed down their pop-up burrito shop in Portland, Oregon after receiving public backlash for cultural appropriation and allegations that they stole their recipes from Mexico.
Owners Kali Wilgus and Liz “LC” Connelly shut down their shop just a week after being featured on the alternative weekly newspaper Willamette Weekly, where they said that their Mexican-inspired dishes were created by picking “the brains of every tortilla lady there [Puerto Nuevo, Mexico] in the worst broken Spanish ever.”
Originally published on Everyday Feminism
I’m currently jobless.
By now, many people know that if you work for Google, you eat for free. But what exactly does that entail?
At the Mountain View campus alone, there are over 36 different cafes that offer a variety of different specialty foods. From fresh sushi to Indian food and exotic salads, Google has become known for their midday feasts.